Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD

Nephrology  |  
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Age 61
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Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD
Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Chattanooga, TN. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Franklin Jr is affiliated with Erlanger Medical Center, Memorial Hospital and Parkridge Medical Center.

Nephrology Associates

251 N Lyerly St Ste 100

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 826-8000

Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD

Dr. Donald Franklin Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • 16 More

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Dr. Franklin Jr's Experience

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Dr. Franklin Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
  • Transplant Nephrology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
7

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Purpura
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
1

Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Georgia Southern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Shorter Universtty
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Erlanger Hosp University Tenn Chattanooga
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Tenn Erlanger Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Franklin Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Franklin Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Franklin Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Franklin Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Chattanooga, TN |
He went over my biopsy slides one by one explaining what we were looking at and what it ment for my transplanted kidney. I feel blessed to have a caring physician who has a teaching heart. He truly wants the patient to participate in their own care.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Franklin Jr accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
    Network S
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Franklin Jr has admitting privileges

Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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Parkridge Medical Center
2333 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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